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Feb 17, 2013 2:00am EST
of the nonsmokers rights union in the u.s. we did have some policies on the books for a long time in some states. many laws against smoking in food preparation. but starting in 1973, we see the adoption of state policies aimed at protecting the health of non- smokers. connecticut in 1974 goes to restaurants. minnesota limited smoking in private work sites. these early policies were different from the ones we have now and allow for not smoking and smoking sections. so, partial restrictions. over time, the policies get stronger and stronger. to the point by 2003, we had every state having some policy. the turning point came in 2006 with the surgeon general report that summarize the evidence of health consequences after exposure to secondhand smoke. simply separating smokers and nonsmokers, things like that, would not be enough to protect. today, we do have a dobans on -- we do have comprehensive bans on smoking. the most comprehensive prohibit smoking in restaurants, bars, all work places, as well as a in gambling establishments. about a third of the population is covered by comprehensive policie
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